Proceedings of the Annual Meeting


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Seite 70 - There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory.
Seite 367 - Club (students interested in writing) ; student branches of the national engineering societies, the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers; American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers; Social Science Club; Italian Club; Chess Club.
Seite 179 - To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
Seite 244 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man, as the means of production and of traffic in states both for external and internal trade, as applied in the construction of roads, bridges, aqueducts, canals, river navigation and docks, for internal intercourse and exchange, and in the construction of ports, harbours, moles, breakwaters and lighthouses, and in the art of navigation by artificial power for the purposes of commerce, and...
Seite 207 - ... including engineering research, graduate professional courses, undergraduate engineering instruction, and the proper relations of engineering schools to the secondary industrial schools or foremen's schools, and to formulate a report or reports upon the appropriate scope of engineering education and the degree of cooperation and unity that may be advantageously arranged between the various engineering schools.
Seite 45 - Law, considered as a science, consists of certain principles or doctrines. To have such a mastery of these as to be able to apply them with constant facility and certainty to the ever-tangled skein of human affairs, is what constitutes a true lawyer; and hence to acquire that mastery should be the business of every earnest student of the law.
Seite 49 - ... to impart information, as to develop the analytical powers of the men, to make them think as lawyers. He questioned much; he answered little. Those who came to hear the law laid down went away to ponder what it ought to be. He loved the battle of wits; but he never argued simply for the sake of victory. He helped men in many ways, but most of all because he made them help themselves.
Seite 253 - And practise rhetoric in your common talk : Music and poesy use to quicken you ; The mathematics, and the metaphysics, Fall to them, as you find your stomach serves you : No profit grows where is no pleasure ta' en ; — In brief, sir, study what you most affect.
Seite 200 - Moon's distance by its horizontal parallax, and the distances of Planets by proportionals of cubes of times to squares of distances. Four weeks, in calculating the quantity of Water per second, etc., supplied by streams as feeders for Canals, or for turning Machinery ; in calculating the velocity and quantity effused per second, etc...
Seite 244 - Civil engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience...

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